Harold Clarence Elston

Male6 April 1910–29 March 1996

Brief Life History of Harold Clarence

When Harold Clarence Elston was born on 6 April 1910, in Kansas, United States, his father, M. Harry Elston, was 21 and his mother, Bertha Elizabeth Slabaugh, was 18. He married Mae Lucile Stitzel on 26 December 1973, in Reno, Washoe, Nevada, United States. He lived in Wheeler, Tillamook, Oregon, United States in 1950 and Wheeler, Oregon, United States for about 4 years. He died on 29 March 1996, in Union, Union, Oregon, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Union, Union, Oregon, United States.

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Harold Clarence Elston
Mae Lucile Stitzel
Marriage: 26 December 1973

Sources (17)

  • Harold C Elston, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Harold C Elston, "Nevada Marriage Index, 1956-2005"
  • Harold Clarence Elston, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 December 1973Reno, Washoe, Nevada, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1912 · The Girl Scouts

    Age 2

    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

    Age 17

    The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.

    1935 · The FBI is Established

    Age 25

    The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

    Name Meaning

    habitational name from any of several places called Elston (in Nottinghamshire, Lancashire, and Wiltshire). Elston in Lancashire comes from the Old English female personal name Æthelsige (composed of the elements athel ‘noble’ + sige ‘victory’) + Old English tūn ‘settlement’. Elston in Nottinghamshire is named with the Old Norse personal name Eiláfr (meaning ‘everlasting’) + tūn ‘settlement’, and Elston in Wiltshire is so named from Elias Giffard, holder of the manor in the 12th century.

    from the Middle English personal name Elstan (Old English Ealdstān ‘old’ + ‘stone’ or Ealhstān ‘shrine, temple’ + ‘stone’). Compare Alston .


    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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